Amy Adams' 'Woman in the Window' to Move to 2020 as Disney Retools Fox Film

The Hollywood Reporter | 7/9/2019 | Rebecca Keegan
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The final movie from the shuttering Fox 2000 division, an adaptation of a hit book from producer Scott Rudin, will get reshoots after test screenings revealed audiences were confused.

When production began in New York last August, The Woman in the Window seemed like that rarest of Hollywood properties — a grown-up’s movie with both box office potential and an awards pedigree.

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Based on a best-selling 2018 novel by A.J. Finn and starring six-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams as an agoraphobic child psychologist who witnesses a crime, the Fox 2000 thriller had been set to open on Oct. 4, a prime date for awards movies and commercial adult fare such as Gone Girl.

Now Disney — which acquired the Fox film empire in March — will move Woman in the Window out of 2019 and retool the pic, including reshoots, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The looming date change comes as the Burbank studio is digesting Fox’s slate, troubleshooting on the films it inherited and setting a fall awards strategy.

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